SP Energy Networks (SPEN) is providing £13 million in funding to create additional capacity in areas of Glasgow it expects electricity demand to grow. One of these areas is close to the venues where COP26 is due to be held in November, with the distribution network operator (DNO) investing £6 million to ensure the additional demand needed in the city can be supported by providing new electrical circuits operated from an existing nearby substation.
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Glasgow energy projects worth £13m will power COP26 climate summit and help blue lights go green. The United Nations climate summit, electric police cars and eco-friendly buses are all set to benefit from £13 million of green energy projects in Glasgow. The investment, by ScottishPower Energy Networks (SPEN), will go towards three significant distribution network upgrades, to be carried out across the city over the next 18 months. The work will help prepare the grid for a massive increase in demand for electricity as the decarbonisation of heat and transport gathers pace.
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